Name (Last, First) Office Email
Afary, Janet
Mellichamp Chair in Global Religion
Area: Modern Iran; Gender and Sexuality in the Middle East
HSSB 3047
Ahmad, Ahmad Atif
HSSB 3032
Blankholm, Joseph
Assistant Professor
Area: American Religion, Secularism and Atheism, Sociology and Anthropology of Religion
HSSB 3049
By appointment
Busto, Rudy
Associate Professor
Area: American Religion, Race and Religion, Religion and Science Fiction
HSSB 3082
Thursday 1-3 & by appointment
Cabezón, José
Dalai Lama Professor
Area: Tibetan Buddhist Studies
HSSB 3026
Th, F, 5:00-6:00, but please email first. Or by appointment.
Campo, Juan
Associate Professor
Area: History of Religions (Islam), Arabic
HSSB 3083
W 11-11:50
Campo, Magda
Continuing Lecturer
Area: Arabic Language
HSSB 3058
Carlson, Thomas
Founding Director, International Center for the Humanities and Social Change, UCSB
Area: Philosophy & Religion; History of Christian Thought
HSSB 3036
El Omari, Racha
Associate Professor
Area: Arabic Islamic Studies
HSSB 3059
Elison, William
Associate Professor
Area: South Asian Religions, Religion and Media, Visual Culture
HSSB 3053
Feiz, Aazam
Persian Language and literature
Area: Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Developing Materials for Teaching Persian
HSSB 3065
T & R 9:00- 9:50 and by appointment
Garr, W. Randall
Area: Northwest Semitic Languages, Hebrew Bible, Ancient Near East
HSSB 3050
W 11a.m. -1 p.m.
Hillis, Gregory
Continuing Lecturer
Area: Tibetan and Sanskrit
HSSB 3060
MW 12-1
Holdrege, Barbara
Area: South Asian Traditions and Jewish Traditions
HSSB 3034
Jarrett, Gregory
Continuing Lecturer
Walter H. Capps Center
Area: Applied Ethics
HSSB 3061
Monday 2-3pm (or 3-4pm by appointment)
Johnson, Greg
Director, Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion, and Public Life
Area: Indigenous traditions, religion and law, method & theory
HSSB 3001G
Moore, Kathleen
Associate Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts, Director of Legal Humanities Initiative
Area: Islamic Studies, Law and Religion
HSSB 3073
Pérez, Elizabeth
Associate Professor
Rambelli, Fabio
Professor (Religious Studies & East Asian Cultures)
International Shinto Foundation Chair in Shinto Studies, Chair of Religious Studies
Area: Japanese religions, semiotics and materiality, music and religion, the sea and religion
HSSB 2258, HSSB 3044
Reynolds, Dwight
Area: Arabic Language & Literature / Folklore / Ethnomusicology
HSSB 3056
Steavu, Dominic
Associate Professor
Area: Chinese Religions and Chinese Buddhism
HSSB 2253
Thomas, Christine
Cordano Endowed Chair in Catholic Studies, Director of the Ancient Mediterranean Studies Program
Area: Early Christianity & Religions of the Roman Empire
HSSB 3067
Summer break
Walker, David
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
Area: Traditions of the Americas
HSSB 3086
By appointment
Wallace, Vesna
Area: South Asian Studies, Inner Asian Buddhism
HSSB 3045
Wolfson, Elliot
Marsha and Jay Glazer Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies
Area: Jewish mysticism and philosophy; gender construction and the history of religion
HSSB 3061
Yang, Mayfair
Professor, Religious Studies Dept
Chair, Dept of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies
Area: China: Chinese religions, environmental humanities, modernity and the state, gender, media studies
HSSB 2222
via Zoom on Tue 5-6 pm; Wed 2-3 pm